How Onboard Radar Technology Beat the Germans

Roger Dunsford, the author of Three in Thirteen, explains how it wasn’t just the brave pilots who saved us during the Battle of Britain, but the scientists and engineers who worked out how to combat night raids using radar technology. On the dark murky night of Sunday the 19th of March […]


Why Won’t China Stop North Korea?

Benjamin Lai is an expert on modern Chinese military and the author of  The Dragon’s Teeth. Here, he talks about why China continue to tolerate North Korea’s aggression.   On 11th February 2017, just as Donald Trump was entertaining Prime-Minister Abe of Japan with a round of golf, North Korea launched another ballistic […]


Nanking Massacre Denial – How the Far Right in Japan Kept Power

Benjamin Lai is an expert on modern Chinese military and the author of  The Dragon’s Teeth. Here, he talks about the startlingly far-right views of modern Japanese leaders. On 15th January, two New York University students posted a 10-minute homemade video on Weibo, China’s top blogger website highlighting the controversial […]


Trump and Taiwan, the “forgotten part of” China

Benjamin Lai is an expert on modern Chinese military and the author of  The Dragon’s Teeth. Here, he explains why Taiwan’s phone call with Trump was so controversial.   Even before he took office, President-elect Donald Trump didn’t need to wait to be inaugurated to put his foot in— a […]